Virtual Conferences: Free Professional Development

Virtual Conferences: Free Professional Development

Conferences have always been a source for professional development and networking with other professionals in the field. For the busy professional or ...

Hack Hunger and Homelessness in Syracuse: November 8-9

Hack Hunger and Homelessness in Syracuse: November 8-9

In the midst of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we often overlook those less fortunate than us — we forget about the 3.5 ...

Logo of iSGO. From https://www.facebook.com/iSGOatSU

iSGO: The Pulse of Graduate Life at the iSchool

For most graduate students at the iSchool, a typical day consists of attending classes, working (and procrastinating) on assignments, bumping into friends ...

Startup Roundup: Golden Gear MMA

Startup Roundup: Golden Gear MMA

While most kids were outside playing with their toys, Dan Goldberg was in the gym diligently practicing the combat martial art, Muay ...

Data Science Venn Diagram Source: PBS

Data Roundup: Data Science Projected the Ebola Outbreak and More

Big data and analytics are buzzwords that have companies in almost every industry trying to capitalize. Though there are real benefits that can ...

Virtual Conferences: Free Professional Development

Virtual Conferences: Free Professional Development

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Hack Hunger and Homelessness in Syracuse: November 8-9

Hack Hunger and Homelessness in

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iSGO: The Pulse of Graduate

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Startup Roundup: Golden Gear MMA

Startup Roundup: Golden Gear MMA

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Data Roundup: Data Science Projected

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| October 30, 2014

Virtual Conferences: Free Professional Development

The Digital Shift

Conferences have always been a source for professional development and networking with other professionals in the field. For the busy professional or student, national conferences can be expensive as well as difficult to take time off for or get to, depending on where you live. That is one of the benefits of attending a virtual → Read More

| October 29, 2014

Ebola: A Social Media Epidemic

Ebola-Virus-Word-Shapes

Ebola is a term we’re all familiar with. Whether you pick up a newspaper or turn on the television, there’s a fairly good chance you’re going to witness some sort of discussion about the disease. If you have an active online presence, however, all you have to do is open your Twitter app or log onto → Read More

| October 29, 2014

Hack Hunger and Homelessness in Syracuse: November 8-9

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week-Logo-Color

In the midst of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we often overlook those less fortunate than us — we forget about the 3.5 million homeless Americans for whom the more pressing question of the day is if they’ll find something to eat, not how much. To address this pertinent issues, Centerstate CEO and the Syracuse Technology → Read More

| October 28, 2014

iSGO: The Pulse of Graduate Life at the iSchool

Logo of iSGO. From https://www.facebook.com/iSGOatSU

For most graduate students at the iSchool, a typical day consists of attending classes, working (and procrastinating) on assignments, bumping into friends in the hallways, and prepping for the odd exam. Once in a while though, grad students need opportunities to socialize, have fun and perhaps even learn something new. The iSchool Graduate Student Organization (iSGO) → Read More

| October 27, 2014

Startup Roundup: Golden Gear MMA

Golden Gear MMA boxing gloves

While most kids were outside playing with their toys, Dan Goldberg was in the gym diligently practicing the combat martial art, Muay Thai, at only 12 years old. Day in and day out, Goldberg would suffer injuries, some minor and others major. Some injuries would be so severe that he would have to miss fights in → Read More

| October 27, 2014

Data Roundup: Data Science Projected the Ebola Outbreak and More

Data Science Venn Diagram Source: PBS

Big data and analytics are buzzwords that have companies in almost every industry trying to capitalize. Though there are real benefits that can occur when data-driven approaches are adopted, many employees have an emotional response that keeps them from embracing these new strategies. McKinsey writes about three common concerns that employees have – “it’s too hard”, → Read More

| October 24, 2014

Urban Bikeshare: a Great Concept, and Coming Soon to SU!

Nashville B-Cycle; credit flickr user lblanchard

I recently returned to the ‘Cuse from a trip through the Southern U.S., stopping in Atlanta and Nashville, as well as some other cool cities. In Nashville, I stayed with friends (thanks for giving me a place to crash, Alli and Jon!), but it was during their school and work weeks, so it was up → Read More

| October 24, 2014

Crowdfunding Campaign Success: Should You Hire a Coach?

Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have become the newest phenomenon for funding innovative ideas and fresh products. Rather than turn to conventional venture capital firms and investors, many entrepreneurs and inventors are taking to the web, where they offer rewards in return for what are usually relatively modest investments by backers. The sites differ → Read More

| October 23, 2014

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

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News on mass and major data breaches is becoming more and more frequent, and these sometimes-daily reports have somehow surprisingly lost on us the huge reach and effects they represent. Society seems to have become numb to this issue. Many believe that there is nothing that can be done about these situations. Some think we → Read More

| October 23, 2014

What Facebook Atlas Means For Advertisers (and You)

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Everyone has an opinion about data: some people support the aggregation of data for research, some people are so scared about the collection of personal data that they have sworn off the internet, and some people just like to talk about data. In 2013, Facebook acquired Atlas from Microsoft for nearly $100 million and nobody really → Read More